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Lake Falcon Dam International Crossing

The Lake Falcon Dam International Crossing is a bridge across the Rio Grande south of Falcon Lake. The dam connects the United States-Mexico border cities of Falcon Heights, Texas and Nueva Ciudad Guerrero, Tamaulipas. The dam is also known as "Falcon Dam", "Puente San Juan", "Presa Falcón" and "Bordo Internacional de la Presa".".[1][2]

Lake Falcon Dam International Crossing

Falcon Dam
Coordinates 26°33′29″N 99°09′43″W / 26.558°N 99.162°W / 26.558; -99.162Coordinates: 26°33′29″N 99°09′43″W / 26.558°N 99.162°W / 26.558; -99.162
CrossesRio Grande
LocaleFalcon Lake
Official namePuente San Juan
Other name(s)Presa Falcón
OwnerU.S. and Mexican governments

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The Lake Falcon Dam International Crossing is owned by the United States Government and the Mexican Government. The dam has a two-lane roadway. The border facilities were completed in 1960. The region is known to be dangerous and the border crossing closes at 8:45pm CST.[3][4]

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